Gift Icon Get a 20% discount from our partners! Discount code will get added automatically when you submit the form.
4.7 Star Rating4.7 (67,926 reviews)
How much does shipping your Household Goods cost?
Free Instant Online Calculator based on quotes from Trusted House Moving Companies
Customer Images
7790 people shipped using A-1 Auto Transport last week

Joe brought me peace of mind. I can’t thank you enough for being so reliable and trustworthy

No risk, no contracts. Just calculate your quote first and choose your contractor later.

Dave loved the fast deliveryDave C.
Dave loved the fast delivery
My relocation to Chicago was fast, smooth and without any delay thanks to A1 Auto.
Courtney enjoyed the honest guidanceCourtney J.
Courtney enjoyed the honest guidance
Just what you need when trusting someone with your wheels! Kudos to this company!
Jeff enjoyed the fair priceJeff D.
Jeff enjoyed the fair price
Moved my ride hassle-free with these folks.Fair pricing, no surprises. Definitely recommend them!
Maria enjoyed the special care and safetyMaria L.
Maria enjoyed the special care and safety
Huge thanks to the movers – they were meticulous with my car. Love these guys.
Recently featured on USA Today

“A1 Auto Transport became synonymous with top-notch service delivery, unfailing punctuality and constantly preoccupied with customer satisfaction.

See Article— USA Today

How To Go About Searching For Your Next Home Online

Published by Joe Webster.

What's in this article?
  1. Searching For Your Next Home Online
  2. Know your budget
  3. Carry out a search
  4. Visit trusted home search websites
  5. Make appointments
  6. Find a good real estate agent
Find A Good Real Estate Agent

Searching For Your Next Home Online

Gone are the days when only real estate agents had insider information about all the properties on sale. Today, you can find all the houses listed with just a simple Google search. However, despite the growth of internet searches on everything else, the real estate sector is still a long way off. Many people don’t trust the internet to find something so expensive and emotionally-attached and that is why real estate agents are still secure in their jobs.

Here is a step by step guide to finding a house online:

Know your budget

It can be very unfortunate to find your dream house and put in an offer only to realize you can’t afford it. An online affordability calculator and credit score report can help you know how much disposable income you have. Visit your banker for prequalification because they are the ones who will finance the mortgage.

Now that you have a budget in mind, go to a good search portal like Google and type homes in preferred neighborhood under your budget. You should get a long list of all the homes listed in that area including their contact information, pictures or videos of the home and even specific details. Look at a number of houses and their features and come up with a list of those you like.

A-1 Auto Transport can help you move your household goods nationwide. Call 888-241-3110 to get a free, no obligation to buy price quote on interstate moving services.

Visit trusted home search websites

Doing a Google search can be very broad and it’s a scary thing not to know what you are doing. Luckily, there are websites out there that have trusted information about home listings and their information is updated often. Such websites include,,,, and others.

Searching For Your Next Home Online

Make appointments

The next step is to call the sellers of those homes that you have chosen so you can set up appointments for house viewing. Be sure to ask any question or clarify information such as the number of rooms, amenities and other things. The seller will give you details of when and where to go for viewing and answer any question.

Find a good real estate agent

Unfortunately, buying a house is not as easy as buying a phone where you search, find, pay and it’s delivered. The real estate industry is a bit complicated what with fraudsters and contracts. Even after finding your perfect home online, it’s very important to still hire a professional realtor to close the deal for you. Real estate agents are important because they can negotiate a better deal for you, handle all the paper work and legalities and find you a good house because they know the location better.

Searching for your next home online may have made things a bit easier for people who like to do the work themselves but the industry still has a long way to go before online real estate agents can be trusted. However, it’s making real progress and maybe within a few years, people can buy and sell houses online without hiring realtors.

Make Appointments For Your Next Home Online
Share this content on social media for a chance to get up to 20% off your next shipment.
Copy link

Joe Webster always knew the auto transport industry would be a great career option. And with decades of experience, Joe is now an established consultant for A1 Auto Transport.

Joe was born in Santa Cruz, California. During high school, Joe worked as a mechanic; a job continued to work part-time during his bachelor's degree.

Email Me

Mylene Rutllant
It’s my number one pick in auto shipping to this day.
★★★★★ choice in terms of auto transport has to be A1 Auto Transport. It’s in the name, but also in the quality with which they do their jobs. I’ve never had a problem with this company.

Luis Rodriguez
You have my full support and recommendation!

A1 Auto Transport... From the get go, they were very different from my past options. Their website was very professional and up to date, full of useful information. I requested a quote using their online form, and I got an email response within an hour. Surprisingly fast!

Testimonial by Cristine Benoit
Cristine Benoit
I can safely say this is a legit company that will get the job done.

There are a lot of options for auto transport these days, which surprisingly makes it harder to find a good company. I received more than 10 offers to ship my car, but I couldn’t decide on any of them... Fortunately, I made the right choice with A1 Auto Transport.

David Osallo
We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10!

We give A1 Auto Transport a big 10 out of 10! We chose them to move our car from California to Vermont, since we needed professionals.

Visit our social, and see what our clients are saying about us:

Ship Your Vehicle With A-1 Auto Today
Get an instant free Quote Now

Or Call Us Today and Speak Directly to Our Sales Team:

Call Us 1-888-241-3110

Our Partners:

Better Business Bureau Accredited
FMCSA Member
INC. 500 Member
VeriSign Secured
AMSA Member

A-1 Auto Transport is a disclosed agent for the following shipping companies:

CSI Logistics
435 Division Street
Elizabeth, NJ 07201
FMC 22206
Intl Cargo
45 Campus Drive
Edison, NJ 08837
NO. 17858N
Trans Global Auto Logistics, Inc.
3401 E Randol Mill Rd,
Arlington, TX 76011
NO. 018191NF
CFR Rinkens
15501 Texaco Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723
NO. 013055NF
ABC Worldwide LLC
2840 NW 2nd Ave #105
Boca Raton, FL 33431
NO. 025472F
ShipYourCarNow LLC
1160 South Rogers Circle Suite 1
Boca Raton, FL 33487
NO. 025646
Merco Air & Ocean Cargo, Inc.
6 Fir Way
Cooper City, FL 33026
NO. 021869F
Copyright © 1988-2024, A-1 Auto Transport - All Rights Reserved.